Masterplanning, Landscape & Assessment

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Design that delivers on your priorities and contributes to green infrastructure.

The development industry has a huge role to play in the essential work of tackling climate change and creating sustainable communities. Through Masterplanning and urban design, you can make well-informed decisions now to contribute to hitting net zero carbon by 2050 and alleviating economic uncertainty. 

With a context-led approach, we ensure any proposed Masterplan is site-specific and responds to a site’s constraints and opportunities, ensuring we repeatedly deliver an exemplary result for our clients while contributing to a more sustainable future.  

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Architecture & Design

We realise your project’s potential and help you see things differently.
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Economics & Social Value

Development projects shape communities, driving economic and social progress. We quantify this impact, helping secure approvals and funding.
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Heritage

We demystify planning and heritage with an appreciation for your property’s value and history.
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Planning Consultancy

Comprehensive planning strategy and submission advice - tailored to your site and your objectives.

Meet our trusted experts

Danielle Percy

Danielle Percy

Partner, Head of Landscape Architecture & Masterplanning

At all stages of the development process, Danielle and her team of landscape architects and urban designers are on hand to help you.

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Martina Sechi

Associate, Head of Landscape & Townscape Assessment

Martina is passionate about townscape architecture, ensuring her clients’ visions are delivered in a way that complement their settings.

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Buildings 1 and 2, Cambridge Science Park

This project was the final part of the large-scale revitalisation of the Cambridge Science Park, a commercial space designed to facilitate and encourage the growth of high-tech and life science companies by students and graduates.

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Arundel Street, Portsmouth

A project that perfectly aligns with Portsmouth's future-proof masterplan, we helped to achieve planning for brand new student halls and facilities. The 28-storey building will include housing for almost 600 individuals, communal spaces and a bar for students.

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Cambridge Science Park

Trinity College embraced the emerging science park concept in 1970 by developing buildings exclusively for research on farmland it owned on the northern edge of Cambridge. This science-first ethos lives on today in the 21st century park’s collaborative community of world-beating research companies.

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Cliveland Street, Birmingham

The client’s objective was to redevelop a brownfield within Birmingham city to contribute to the provision of student accommodation in a vibrant city centre area.

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Court Lodge Farm

The prestigious Cambridge college, Trinity Hall, was seeking to add a farm with development potential to its land and property portfolio. The 670-year-old college’s investment horizon stretches far into the future but in the meantime, its portfolio requires a solid income return. This purchase ticked all the boxes.

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Hartsbourne Country Club

The extensive restoration of Hartsbourne Country Club, with the addition of several contemporary buildings to suit the needs of the club’s members and the local community.

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Lucy Cavendish College

The pioneering Lucy Cavendish College needed to instigate fundamental change to ensure that it would continue to attract students and flourish for years to come.

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Cambridge Science Park – Phase One

Established as a world-leading science and technology hub in the 1970s, Cambridge Science Park led a programme of development to ensure it retains world-class facilities for its tenants.

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Cambridge North

We have completed extensive development evaluations and appraisals which have realised additional value at Cambridge North, starting with our negotiation of the development agreement for the site’s development.

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MK Gateway

Mixed-use development evangelists Socius really get the knowledge economy. They know that cities like Cambridge, Oxford and Milton Keynes are powered by the collaboration of the people living and working there and their shared quest for knowledge and discovery.

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Care Home Development on Hotel Felix site

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Pix Brook Academy

We were instructed to provide strategic planning services on this exciting new academy for the village of Stotfold.

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Thaxted, Essex

Delivering a 10% net gain in biodiversity during development will soon become law in England. However, a decade ago few developers were cost-effectively mitigating biodiversity loss and measuring the results. This project was one of the first to successfully secure a consent using biodiversity offsetting.

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Balliol College, University of Oxford

Once the medieval suburb of Holywell, the site is now located in the City and University Conservation Area. It became one of Central Oxford’s largest redevelopments – which needed a team to deliver practical and proactive advice on a site at the crossroads of historical Oxford.

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Botanic Place, Cambridge

The client’s initial objective was to assemble the whole of the Botanic Place site whilst maintaining an acceptable income return.

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Betjemen House, Cambridge

Working hand in glove with Pace Investments Ltd, we worked to secure consent for 56,000 sq m of new workspace in the heart of the emerging Cambridge CBD at Station Road.

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